Moving and Handling


Courses are tailored to suit individual companies or business requirements

Duration: 4 – 6 hrs
Min. number of candidates: 6
Max. number of candidates: 10 


This course introduces candidates to the hazards and risks involved in moving and handling and outlines what to expect from a manual handling assessment. It will enable employees to develop safer moving and handling techniques in the workplace.

For example in the Care Industry -  Providing an awareness of the risks of their spine from improper lifting, candidates will participate in a variety of exercises aimed at safe practice and discuss the merits of moving equipment.  Hoisting awareness can be included in this training.

Course Content

  • Legislation/workplace policies
  • Anatomy of the spine
  • Risk assessment
  • Safe handling principles
  • Unsafe handling principles
  • Use of equipment
  • Practical demonstrations and participation of assisting people in mobility chairs and beds

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